Upcoming Events

December 2023

Tuesday December 5

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Open House & Club Night | Caller: Howard Richman
P.S. 003 Charrette School, 490 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014, USA


First hour is reserved for interested folks who want to take a chance on learning to square dance. No experience or partner needed.
Admission FREE
Then rotatethrough Mainstream, Plus, Advanced programs.
Admission: $15

Saturday December 9

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Workshop | Challenge 1
P.S. 003 Charrette School, 490 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014, USA

Caller: Jenn Engimann
Admission $20
RSVP [ evite link TBA ]

Support Your Club

Support your club by making a donation of any amount online. Your backing will help us continue to provide lively square dancing activities for the LGBTQ+ community and friends in New York.

Learn To Square Dance!

FREE open housesAll are Welcome, no experience necessary, no partner required.
Tuesday 12/5/2023 @6:30 PM
Thursday 1/4/2024 @6:30 PM

Mainstream Classes begin January 9th-March 26th.

12 Tuesdays, 6-30pm-9pm.

$150 prepayment for 12 classes.

PS3, 490 Hudson St, New York

News

Peel the Big Apple IAGSDC Convention 1989

First published as an article in Times Squared (June 2010- titled “Blame It on Mac”) BLAME IT ON RICK A few months ago, while assisting Rick Massi with his research at The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center National History Archive in Greenwich Village for past Times Squares newsletters, we came across among Mac MacCarthy鈥檚 collection a…

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Health & Safety Protocols

HEALTH & SAFETY PROTOCOLS聽-Updated October 2023 Times Squares asks that you NOT attend this event if you have experienced any of the following symptoms in the past 48 hours: Fever or chills, sore throat, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, headacheCough that is new or getting worseShortness of breath or difficulty breathing that is new or getting worseFatigue…

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Need a Hotel for Peel the Pumpkin?

Are you looking for hotels accommodations for our 2023 fly-in? We have come up with a partial list of hotels you may want to explore. The hotels are centered around 6th, 7th, and 8th Avenues in the 20’s, and all within walking distance of the either the 6th Avenue, 7th Avenue or 8th Avenue subway…

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Featured Articles

Member Profile: George Voorhis

How long have you been a member of Times Squares?聽 My prom was in 1991, which was the same year as my first IAGSDC Convention 鈥淐ast a Shadow in the Sun鈥 at the Hotel Fontainebleu in Miami.聽 That鈥檚 when Security threw the Bathing Beauties out of the pool for wearing one piece bathing suits and…

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Member Profile: Shep Wahnon

How long have you been a member of Times Squares? I was part of the third class of the Times Squares which began in the autumn of 1986. And I graduated from Basic/Mainstream in the spring of 1987at which time I was eligible to join the Club. I have therefore been a member of the…

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Teaching and Learning Theory Applied to Square Dance Instruction

This article originally appeared in The Call Sheet volume12 issue 2 (2018 July-August-September) p.53-70, and is reprinted here with permission of the author. The Call Sheet is the professional journal of the Gay Callers Association. Teaching and Learning Theory Applied to Square Dance InstructionHarlan Kerr 鈥 harlankerr46@gmail.com 鈥淎nd I knew if I had the chance,…

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Member Profile: William Carr

How long have you been a member of Times Squares? I have been a member of Times Squares since 2018. Although with the pandemic, it seems ages ago. Why did you join? Who convinced you? I had not even considered square dancing until my friend, Steve Ashkinazy, invited me to an Open House event. After…

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Member Profile: Michael Coan

How long have you been a member of Times Squares? Since 1989 Why did you join? Who convinced you? I was looking to get involved with an activity; I had 鈥渓ost鈥 my life partner to AIDS. The choices at the time were speed dating, political activism, gay folk dancing or a 12-step group (but since…

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Member Profile: Cindy & Jonathan Uejio

How long have you been a member of Times Squares? C: I took the mainstream class starting fall of 2014 and officially joined the club in 2015.J: Since 2015 Why did you join? Who convinced you? C: My parents took up square dancing in Minnesota and it always looked like so much fun. I first…

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